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origin of the name Manhattan

William Wallace Tooker

origin of the name Manhattan

with historical and ethnological notes

by William Wallace Tooker

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Published by F.P. Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.),
  • New York (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Algonquian languages -- Etymology,
    • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) -- Name,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Name

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William Wallace Tooker ; with map.
      SeriesAlgonquian series ;, 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPM605 .T6 no. 1
      The Physical Object
      Pagination75 p., 1 leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages75
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6911684M
      LC Control Number01031681
      OCLC/WorldCa6152766

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